17/07/2013 13:00 | By Sean Carson
American muscle: the Chevrolet Corvette is 60

What is the Chevrolet Corvette?



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Every car manufacturer has one iconic halo model in its line-up. For Chevrolet, it’s the Corvette sports car, and this year the stateside hot rod is celebrating its 60th birthday.

At 60 years of age it makes the ‘Vette is older than seminal sports cars such as the Porsche 911 (celebrating its 50th anniversary last year), and even some supercar manufacturers – like Lamborghini, also racking up the half century in 2013. Let’s take a look at the history of America’s famous sports car.

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17/07/2013 21:52
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what a car and oh I do wish I had one especially one of the 60s models

these cars are just so much better than all of the bland euro boxes of today

at least you actually had to drive one of these rather than have a load of electronics help you drive

17/07/2013 19:51
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Weird that msn claim this to be America's favourite car, as pretty much every car site that's based in the U.S. mocks it as a joke of a car driven by middle aged old.


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